Second Semester Vocabulary Words 2

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Multiple choice vocabulary words.


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  • 1. 
    Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • A. 

      The time required for a device to respond, especially the time required for a disk drive platter to rotate to a specific position.

    • B. 

      A usually automated chronological record of events in electronic or paper form.

    • C. 

      An internal department within an organization that provides technical assistance to the user community.

    • D. 

      A software program developed by Adobe, Inc., is used to view files in PDF format. The software displays documents with the same layout and design as the original.

  • 2. 
    ActiveX
    • A. 

      An input device in the form of a stick that can be tilted, rotated, or twisted by the hand.

    • B. 

      These controls promise to make the web-surfing experience comparable to that of highly produced CD-ROMS, where you can listen to music, watch animation and video clips, and interact with the program.

    • C. 

      A software construct that selectively allows processing or passage of only certain information items presented to it.

    • D. 

      An area of memory, disk space, etc., separated from a larger block by repeated allocation and deallocation.

  • 3. 
    ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line)
    • A. 

      A method of transmitting data over traditional copper telephone lines at speeds higher than were previously possible. Data can be downloaded at speeds of up to 1.544 Megabits per second and uploaded at speeds of 128 Kilobits per second.

    • B. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program

    • C. 

      Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.

    • D. 

      An image represented as a regular rectangular array of pixel.

  • 4. 
    Agent
    • A. 

      Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.

    • B. 

      A type of software program that is instructed to go out onto the Internet and perform a specific function on behalf of a user.

    • C. 

      Files that are compressed and must be "unzipped" to be read.

    • D. 

      The software used to produce documents, such as letters, posters, reports, and syllabi.

  • 5. 
    Anchor
    • A. 

      A computer or software package that provides a specific service to client software running on other computers.

    • B. 

      Key strokes that enact the same commands available in the menus of a program.

    • C. 

      A list of options that shows when you select a menu at the top of a window.

    • D. 

      An HTML tag that marks a specific point in an HTML document as either the source or destination of a hypertext link. This allows you to create links from one hypertext document to another, as well as to different sections within the same document.

  • 6. 
    Applet
    • A. 

      Readable and writeable memory that acts as a storage area while the computer is on, and is erased every time the computer is turned off.

    • B. 

      An applet is a small software application, typically in the Java programming language.

    • C. 

      Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure.

    • D. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs.

  • 7. 
    ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Administration Network)
    • A. 

      This is text without extraneous codes that designate font size, font style, et cetera.

    • B. 

      This I the computer network system that gave birth to the Internet.

    • C. 

      A small piece of software that adds features to already existing, usually large, programs.

    • D. 

      Symbols or illustrations on the desktop or computer screen that indicate program files, documents, or other functions.

  • 8. 
    ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)
    • A. 

      A 7-bit code that represents the most basic letters of the Roman alphabet, numbers, and other characters used in computing.

    • B. 

      An efficient method for storing graphic files for transmission across phone lines.

    • C. 

      The time required for a device to respond, especially the time required for a disk drive platter to rotate to a specific position.

    • D. 

      A usually automated chronological record of events in electronic or paper form.

  • 9. 
    Attribute
    • A. 

      An internal department within an organization that provides technical assistance to the user community.

    • B. 

      An input device in the form of a stick that can be tilted, rotated, or twisted by the hand.

    • C. 

      A software construct that selectively allows processing or passage of only certain information items presented to it.

    • D. 

      This is an addition to an HTML tag that extends or qualifies its meaning. For example you can extend the (image) tag by including the ALIGN attribute that lets you specify how you want a block of text to line up with an image.

  • 10. 
    Avatar
    • A. 

      This is a graphic facsimile that you can use in chat rooms.

    • B. 

      An area of memory, disk space, etc., separated from a larger block by repeated allocation and deallocation.

    • C. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program

    • D. 

      Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.